Chesapeake Bay Academy

Tel: (757)497-6200
Grades: K - 12 | 108 students
Chesapeake Bay Academy is the only K-12 school in the Hampton Roads area dedicated to educating bright students who have difficulty learning and achieving in traditional lecture-style educational environments due to learning disabilities and/or attention disorders.  Our school celebrates each child’s uniqueness, and empowers students who may not have succeeded in traditional learning institutions to grow and thrive.  

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 108 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Chesapeake Bay Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 27%
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 60%
Admissions Director Dana Bender


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 10/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Norfolk Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norfolk Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gateway Christian School (1.2 miles away)
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